Neighbour runs across road and pulls burning can of petrol from under Range ...

Quick-thinking neighbour runs across road and pulls burning can of petrol from under Range Rover after hooded arsonists try to send car up in flames CCTV footage shows two hooded men putting petrol can under car in Stockton Neighbour spots the flames and at first tries to put them out with a bowl of water  Car owner Jodie Dyball praised neighbour Emily Davey for stopping an explosion

By Sophie Law For Mailonline

Published: 14:00 GMT, 1 February 2019 | Updated: 16:56 GMT, 1 February 2019

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A hero neighbour stopped a potential explosion by pulling a can of burning petrol from underneath a car after arsonists planted it there.

CCTV footage shows two hooded men pouring fluid onto the back of a Range Rover Sport parked on a driveway in Hardwick, Stockton.

The thugs then set a petrol can alight beneath the vehicle and run off as it bursts into flames.

The petrol can burns for more than three minutes before a neighbour spots the fire. 

Two hooded men pour fluid onto a Range Rover parked on a driveway in Hardwick, Stockton

Two hooded men pour fluid onto a Range Rover parked on a driveway in Hardwick, Stockton

The thugs to set a petrol can alight beneath the vehicle then run away as it bursts into flames

The thugs to set a petrol can alight beneath the vehicle then run away as it bursts into flames

Emily Davey can be seen running across the road with a bowl of water which she pours over the flames.

However this does not extinguish the fire so Ms Davey pulls the burning petrol can out from under the car and onto the pavement a safe

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